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S. 691: Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2017

A bill to extend Federal recognition to the Chickahominy Indian Tribe, the Chickahominy Indian Tribe-Eastern Division, the Upper Mattaponi Tribe, the Rappahannock Tribe, Inc., the Monacan Indian Nation, and the Nansemond Indian Tribe.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Timothy Kaine

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Virginia. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 28, 2017
Length: 58 pages
Introduced:

Mar 21, 2017

Status:

Ordered Reported on May 17, 2017

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 17, 2017.

Prognosis:

21% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Mar 21, 2017
 
Introduced

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May 10, 2017
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 17, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 28, 2017
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

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Passed Senate (House next)

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Passed House

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Signed by the President

S. 691 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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